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Doug Pederson lashes out at media in awkwardly tense press conference

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Wentz would not be able to play without medical clearance for contact, so the revelation that he has not been cleared would suggest he will be out on Thursday. Christian Hackenberg's time with the Eagles did not last long. He threw for 373 yards and three touchdown passes in the big game. Thus Philadelphia might strongly prefer to give Wentz the start if that were possible, but while reports have been very positive about his mobility, he doesn't appear to be quite ready yet. Read More »

Three things Liverpool learned from tight win over Leicester

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However, in a fatal error of judgement, instead of booting the ball out for a throw, Alisson made a decision to dawdle, get the ball caught between his feet and lose out to Iheanacho. That contributed to their erosion in a one-horse Premier League title race as early as October, and with the division strengthening year upon year they simply can not afford the same fate. Read More »

US Open at a glance -- day 6

The first set was the only competitive one, when Kyrgios's best qualities were on display and Federer hadn't quite settled in yet. Roger Federer advanced to the next round of the US Open after beating Nick Kyrgios in straight sets (6-4, 6-1, 7-5), which included a victor people are calling the shot of the year. Read More »

Messi, Suarez show no mercy as Barca humiliate Huesca

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After going a goal down early on, Messi equalised in the 16th minute after beating a few defenders on the edge of Huesca's box, and added his second 61 minutes into the clash. Despite the setback for Suarez goal, Huesca remained resolute and Alex Gallar pulled one back for the visitors before halftime to make it 3-2. Read More »

Serena Williams calmly walked to the side after statement-making forehand return

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Colin Kaepernick (center) and Eric Reid (right) attend the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Friday in NY. Reid has a similar grievance pending. But she couldn't convert two break chances in the 10th, and after Williams saved two set points Kanepi knotted the match with a service victor on her third set point. Read More »

The Lakers And Luol Deng Will Finally Part Ways

As Deng's role quickly diminished in his first season, all the attention was naturally on his four-year, $72 million deal. "We made this move to further our future salary cap and roster flexibility as we continue to build this Lakers team according to our current overall vision", Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka said in a statement. Read More »

Adrian Peterson Shines in Washington Preseason Debut

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Count Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden among those who love the idea. Peterson is competing for Washington's starting running back spot against Rob Kelley and second-year pro Samaje Perine , who missed Friday's contest after suffering an ankle injury last week. Read More »

Modric wins best player in Europe vote; Beckham honoured

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Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Manchester United and Paul Pogba will return to Juventus after the storied teams were drawn together at the Champions League group stage yesterday. "I am happy because Luka has won, he is a player of ours and he had merit to win it". Group C: Paris Saint-Germain, Napoli, Liverpool , Red Star Belgrade. Read More »

Korea Wins Gold for 7th Time in Women's Handball

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Son needs his team to win the gold medal if he is to be exempted from South Korean military service. For the record, this is the second time the compound event has been contested in the Asian Games after being introduced in the 2014 edition in Incheon, South Korea . Read More »

Arsenal’s projected XI to face Cardiff: Lucas Torreira impressed in training

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Emery picked up his maiden victory with a 3-1 home success over West Ham last weekend but addressing the alarming away form is one of the major challenges the Spaniard faces. "On Sunday maybe the situation is more than that situation - for long ball to win the first action with the head and then the second action on the pressing". Read More »

Usain Bolt poised to make professional football debut

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Usain Bolt has set himself an ambitious target after his Mariners debut. The eight-time olympic gold medalist has expressed interest in playing professional football following is retirement from the athletics track. Cynics have the speedster leaving before the A-League kicks off next month. Bolt had a golden chance to get on the scoreboard when a ball was whipped across goal and he was unmarked at the back post, but was too slow to react as the ball cleared the danger area. Read More »

Khalil Mack trade leads to stunning shift in Super Bowl odds

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But that's where the good news ends. Or when it sends a certain message that the Raiders are unwilling or even unable to pay premium prices for their premium homegrown talent. But there are financial concerns at play here. This is one of the worst moves the Raiders could have made. Mack held out for the entire offseason and preseason, seeking a new, long-term contract rather than play under the final year of his rookie deal that would have earned him $13.8m. Read More »

Djokovic and Cilic overcome the heat to win in NY

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But it's in these kind of moments you learn lessons and hopefully I'll move on a better player '. Djokovic , 31, missed a match point in the third set before Sandgren dominated the tie-break. Novak Djokovic engaged "survival mode" as he battled past Marton Fucsovics in brutally hot and humid conditions at the US Open . "He refreshed and took an ice-bath". Read More »

NFL Arbitrator: Kaepernick Collusion Case Can Go Forward

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A source tells PFT that further discovery is expected, meaning Kaepernick and his attorney Mark Geragos will have more opportunities to gather information about any dealings inside the league that left to Kaepernick being kept out. Dr. Harry Edwards, a Kaepernick adviser, agrees. The N.F.L. has shunned Kaepernick because of his political views and his decision to protest during the anthem, his legal team has argued. Read More »

Rodgers signs record extension with the Packers

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A few hours after Rodgers signed his four-year extension, the former race vehicle driver popped open a bottle of Armand de Brignac champagne, which you might know better as Ace of Spades. He's now signed with Green Bay through the 2023 season and will be 40 years old when his contract expires. "To get to the end of the contract would be sustained, consistent play, so that's the most important thing", he continued. Read More »

Yankees acquire OF McCutchen

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According to Buster Olney , New York is acquiring Andrew McCutchen from the San Francisco Giants . McCutchen is not yet with the Yankees - he traveled from San Francisco to NY on Friday and is expected to be in Saturday's lineup - but he did get a head start on conforming to team rules. Read More »

Pep Guardiola backs Jose Mourinho to turn things around

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Manchester United are hoping to avoid their worst start to a season since 1987 when they visit Burnley on Sunday. "I tell you what I think, I tell what I feel". Mourinho predicted a tough campaign for United during their pre-season tour to America and defeats in consecutive games to Brighton and Spurs, conceding six goals, have done nothing to dispel his fears. Read More »

Federer dominates Nishioka to reach US Open 2nd round AFP, New York

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The 37-year-old Swiss eased to a 7-5 6-4 6-4 victory in New York City in one hour 56 minutes. The Swiss tennis stalwart, who had an absolute domination in the competition from the years 2004 to 2009, had 41 consecutive wins before that streak was snapped by Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro in the final in 2009. Read More »

Tottenham apply to play Carabao Cup tie against Watford at Stadium MK

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Holders Man City are now the favourites to win the Carabao Cup at 10/3, with Chelsea and Liverpool both at odds of 6/1. Liverpool have been pitted against Chelsea in a mouthwatering Carabao Cup third round tie. The eight-time winners of the competition will host Chelsea at Anfield on the week commencing September 24, a game which looks set to kick off a hectic spell for the Reds. Read More »

Zach Smith Twitter Rant: Ex-OSU Assistant Unleashes On Critics

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The former Ohio State Buckeyes wide receivers coach, who was sacked amid domestic violence allegations, has unleashed a furious Twitter tantrum on social media directed at the media. However, she says the police had some of the information mixed up from the 2015 incident and a previous incident she had reported in 2009. The Dispatch said Wednesday that it received the detailed report through the mail from an anonymous sender. Read More »

LA Rams agree six-year, $135m deal with Aaron Donald

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Donald, the reigning National Football League defensive player of the year, has recorded at least eight sacks in each of his four seasons with the Rams , including 11 last season. "Getting him in here sooner than later, which is something that we do feel good about, is hopefully going to happen", McVay said Tuesday. The Donald contract should help get things started for Mack and the Raiders, but let's see if they can come to a deal before the Week 1 opener against Donald's Rams. Read More »

Rodgers signs record extension reportedly worth $33.5M per year

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Rodgers has agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Green Bay Packers , according to a person familiar with the negotiations. That's just south of $30 million per season, but the guaranteed figure of over $100 million is really what matters here, and would indeed be record-breaking. Read More »

US Open 2018: Nick Kyrgios aims for Roger Federer upset

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Mohamed Lahyani , one of the most well-known tennis umpires, climbed down from his chair and held a conversation with Kyrgios after he went down 3-0 in the first set of the second-round match. Herbert refused to blame the affair for his defeat, saying he should have closed out the second set with better serving, but expressed surprise at Lahyani's actions. Read More »

Bears to acquire Raiders superstar Khalil Mack in trade

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Since the Bears only have one first-round pick in 2019, this likely means they just traded away their top pick in both 2019 and 2020. Through his first four seasons in the league, Mack has established himself as one of the best defensive players in the game. Read More »

Stop comparing Conte and Sarri - says Chelsea's Rudiger

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The 22-year-old was considering leaving Stamford Bridge on loan this summer but made a decision to remain at the club to fight for a place in Sarri's midfield. With Sarri's style of play, Moses has managed just eleven minutes of football this season in the English Premier League , but the new man in charge says the star can still regain the flair he had in the previous seasons under Conte. Read More »

Modric "Super Happy" At Real Madrid

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Sergio Ramos has revealed his surprise at Cristiano Ronaldo declaring his desire to leave Real Madrid after the Champions League final. The 33-year-old then joined Juventus from Real Madrid in a KSh 13.9 billion deal and the Italian side also felt CR7's performances last season warranted the award. Read More »

Cardinals Are Indeed Reportedly In on Josh Donaldson (UPDATES: Donaldson Pulled)

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More details will be provided as they become available. Donaldson came to Toronto in November, 2014, in a trade by then general manager Alex Anthopoulos, that is regarded as being lopsided in the Blue Jays' favour. In Cleveland, the right-handed hitting Donaldson will be reunited with Indians slugger Edwin Encarnacion , his former teammate in Toronto. He'll be ineligible to obtain a qualifying offer this off-season because of the trade. Read More »

Rockets, Suns Agree To A Major NBA Trade

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Chriss, the No. 8 pick of the 2016 draft, has been a disappointment thus far. Knight, meanwhile, is coming off ACL surgery that kept him sidelined for all of 2017-18. The Rockets don't have plans to use the stretch provision in order to waive Knight, per ESPN's Zach Lowe . Anderson is a sieve defensively, but he's a stretch four who is a career 38.2 percent 3-point shooter. Read More »

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo to face old club Man United in Champions League

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The Spain-born Dominican Republic global has been handed the club's iconic No 7 shirt, vacated following the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo earlier this summer. Jurgen Klopp will have absolute faith in his front three to fire them into the latter stages again, though Napoli could prove a tough nut to crack and Red Star won't offer a hospitable welcome. Read More »

I'm not bothered if Ozil plays - Cardiff boss Warnock

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But with a lot of sugar? "Not very good", he told a news conference for Sunday's trip to Cardiff. "And when I was very young, my father was coming every day with one fresh orange fruit juice". Arsenal discovered their Europa League fate moments before Emery's press conference to preview the Cardiff game. Arsene Wenger often used the cup competitions to blood his youngster's into the first team and it looks as if Unai Emery is set to continue the philosophy. Read More »